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East to East

First visit to Octagon, wow wow, need to go more, Just watched east to east great performance on my... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Bolton, United Kingdom
East is East

Fantastic and thought provoking production. The cast were totally convincing as a real family... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Joanna L
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

First visit to Octagon, wow wow, need to go more, Just watched east to east great performance on my doorstep (always going Manchester), can not wait for the next show

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Fantastic and thought provoking production. The cast were totally convincing as a real family. Poignant, funny and very moving. As relevant as when it was first performed 22 years ago. A standing ovation this afternoon- well deserved

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Been to this theatre many times always good performance, but have to say was disappointed yesterday as the acting was poor by the younger performers I have seen the same performance previously and thought it was excellent. One other thing I have to mention the...More

1  Thank Prakash4833
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Not being a theatre luvie I really went to this not expecting much - I was wrong it was really brilliant . The theatre itself could do with a bit of a makeover but was certainly very good if a little warm on this very...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Love the Octagon, always decent productions and nice atmosphere too, you are always close to the action.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Always agreat evenings entertainment Booking seats easy and great views from most seats Only downside...pricey drinks.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Have season tickets so see most performances here. Quality of acting really good and good variety of genre. Theatre itself need some improvement but this is due to be carried out this next season. Bar good but prices here are really high!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I throughly enjoyed watching Hamlet at the Octagon Theatre, on a very freezing cold afternoon, with a depleted audience All the cast were extremely good, a very high standard, and no weak link! David Rcardo-Pearce however was mesmerising, and extremely engaging. I loved it! I...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Rather bizarrely, I thought, the production began with an announcement that the actor playing Jane was ill and would be played by someone else.Unfortunately this person didn`t know the part so spent the entire play wandering about reading from a script.I found this so off...More

Thank 1944traveller
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We went to see the recent production of Jane eyre with colleagues. Initially i (ashamedly so!) was a bit sceptical, having never visited this theatre before, and having seen some rubbish in ‘local theatres’. How wrong I was! This was an excellently scripted, beautifully acted...More

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Response from lappiloo | Reviewed this property |
2 flights of 10 steps high is the only way I can gage it. Very good view.